A “mentally disturbed” man allegedly hacked three people to death in Debidwar upazila of Cumilla this morning.
The alleged attacker later died in a mob beating.
The three victims: Anwara Begum, 30, wife of one Shahalam, and their son Hanif, 8, and Nazma Begum, wife of one Nurul Islam, are residents of Radhanagar of Dhamti union of the upazila.
The incident took place at Radhanagar village around 11:00 am, our Cumilla correspondent reports quoting local Union Parishad member Mustafizur Rahman.
Soon after the incident of killing, the alleged attacker Mokhlesur Rahman, 40, was killed in a mob beating, said Mezbah Uddin, inspector (investigation) of Debidwer Police Station.
Mukhleshur, a rickshaw puller by profession, was mentally ill, said the police official, adding that law enforcers are investing the matter.